As of November 24, 2014 practicing with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.
Susan Seabrook’s practice is concentrated in the area of federal tax controversy and litigation, with an emphasis on the special provisions applicable to the insurance, reinsurance and health care industries. Her insight and technical tax knowledge have guided clients to successful resolutions of complex tax controversy matters, frequently at an early stage of administrative development. She has extensive experience at all levels of tax administration and has tried numerous cases before the United States Tax Court. Susan has also advised clients in responding to congressional, regulatory and other governmental inquiries as well as provided advice in connection with insurance company and product-related tax implications of complex M&A transactions.
Prior to joining the firm, Susan served as an attorney adviser in the National Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, Financial Institutions and Products. As IRS industry counsel for the life insurance industry, she assisted in identifying and developing issues related to insurance company and product tax. Susan also served as an IRS senior trial attorney and special assistant United States attorney, specializing in insurance company litigation. Most recently, Susan joined us from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.
Susan is a recognized insurance tax expert and was “recommended for all insurance and reinsurance controversy” by Legal 500.